Episode 020: Shawn Saleme on Non profits and Burning Man

March 7, 2017

Shawn Saleme is Program Coordinator of Burners without Borders - a 30 chapter non-profit group to provide disaster relief across the world. 


Leveraging the Burning Man brand and an activist skill set - Shawn organizes millions of dollars and thousands of man hours to helping the global community. This includes a recent donation of $100,000 to Standing Rock (more on this in the show). 


Outside of BWB, Shawn writes for Visual News and his work has been featured in the Seattle Times, Globalist, and the Daily Mail. 


With a passion for people and a degree in cultural anthropology, Shawn helps us to explore the uniqueness in customs, verbal cues, and gaining acceptance while abroad. 


This episode is filled with wonderful success stories from BWB including their inception as a response to Hurricane Katrina. It's also densely packed with Burning Man tips and advice and for a successful transition to location independence. 


If you're interested in discovering unique art projects You can visit Shawn's work at Visual News


His role gives a differing perspective to festivals from Joe Silverzweig, whom we had on our show in Episode 007. 


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On the Bus is a podcast that shares powerful conversations with unique and successful young adults on the path to optimization and happiness. Your hosts: Daniel Blum & Brandon Reese want you to keep your hands and feet in the windows, it's going to be a wild (bus) ride. If you would like more information, feel free to contact us by email or visit our website.


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Episode 015: Bryan Shay - The Live High Campaign

January 23, 2017

This week we share our first conversation with Bryan Shay, @livehighbry. Bryan is one of the creators of Live High; a platform for storytellers to share their content in order to help awaken and inspire humanity. Live High is about doing what you love, living from your heart, following your passion, and living in the moment. This is a wonderful creed to live by that we echo with the On the Bus ideology.


Bryan’s modest and quiescent disposition are in part credited to his genuine interest in what those around him have to say. He is curious, caring, and passionate about people. And he takes the word sharing to another level. Bryan studied and majored in filmmaking at Ithaca College. His skills have led him to travel different parts of the world to learn from others.


Like many other millennials, he is still on the never ending journey to discovering and improving the self. He is constantly taking on new challenges to find a path of less resistance and have more faith in the moment. 


His most recent challenge was monumental (and downright inspiring) to many. He decided to bike ride across the country, 3600 miles from ocean to ocean, with his younger brother; as a way to catch up and bond as adults. The journey shares not only newfound brotherly affection, but a group of elementary school children rooting them on, and the heartfelt stories of many connections along the way. 


In this episode, among other things, we get a unique perspective on travel; biking across the country, conforming in society, happiness in relationships, and ayahuasca ceremonies. We also broach the subject of social media’s long-term neural effects and get a round table of opinions. A hefty bus ride!


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